Read on the Wild Side_ by sofiaie

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									Summer 2009                                         www.itascalibrary.org                                    (630) 773-1699
                                                                                 Itasca Community Library


       A World of Information
                      Read on the Wild Side!
                       2009 Summer Reading Clubs                                     (entering grades 5 - 6)
                       May 26 – August 10                          Prize Level 1: Read 5 books – Paw print magnet, jungle pencil,
                                                                   and coupons for a free kids meal from Rainforest Café, a free
                        Join one of our “Read on the Wild Side”    cookie from Buona Beef, and a free kiddie cone from Delia’s.
                        Summer Reading Clubs. There is a           Prize Level 2: Read 10 books - Boomerang, animal print
                        reading club for every age level: Adult,   notebook, and coupons for a free junior shake from Steak ‘n
                        Young Adult, and Youth. Participants       Shake, free fries or hamburger from McDonalds’s and a free
                        just need to read books in order to earn   Slurpee from 7-Eleven.
 prizes. To join, register for the club at the library’s           Prize Level 3+: For every additional 5 books read - earn
 Circulation Desk starting May 26. Prize pick-up begins June       chance at prize drawing.
 8. A valid library card is required in order to participate.

      Coupon prizes are subject to change due to availability.


                        Youth Clubs
              (entering 1st grade or younger)
 Prize Level 1: Read or Listen to 10 books - Jungle
 sticker, wild animal notepad, and coupons for a free kids                           Young Adult Club
 meal from Rainforest Café, a free cookie from Buona Beef,                        (entering grade 7 and above)
 and a free kiddie cone from Delia’s.                              Prize Level 1: Read 3 books - bumper sticker, and coupons
 Prize Level 2: Read or Listen to 20 books - Safari sipper cup,    for a free Big Mac from McDonald’s, free cookie from
 jungle animal finger puppet, and coupons for a free               Buona Beef, free kiddie cone from Delia’s, free Slurpee
 junior shake from Steak ‘n Shake, a free ice cream cone           from 7-Eleven, and free 30 minutes at Game Works
 from McDonalds’s and a free Slurpee from 7-Eleven.                in Schaumburg.
 Prize Level 3+: For every additional 10 books read or listened    Prize Level 2: Read 6 books - dog tag, and coupons for a free
 to - earn chance at prize drawing.                                junior shake from Steak ‘n Shake, free fries from McDonald’s,
                                                                   and a free movie from Classic Cinemas,.
                                                                   Level 3+: For every additional 3 books read - earn chance at
                    (entering grades 2 - 4)                        prize drawing.
  Prize Level 1: Read 8 books - Jungle tattoo, pencil, and
  coupons for a free kids meal from Rainforest Café, a free
  cookie from Buona Beef, and a free kiddie cone from Delia’s.
                                                                                         Adult Club
  Prize Level 2: Read 16 books - Morphing bookmark, jungle                            (18 years or older)
  animal pencil case, and coupons for a free junior shake from     Participation in the Adult Summer Reading
  Steak ‘n Shake, free fries or hamburger from McDonalds’s         Club requires that you reach a goal
  and a free Slurpee from 7-Eleven.                                determined by the number of books
  Prize Level 3+: For every additional 8 books read - earn         read. A participation gift will be given
  chance at prize drawing.                                         and once you reach your goal, you will
                                                                   have the opportunity to qualify for our
                                                                   monthly and grand prize drawings.
            Summer Hours
                                                           Your Library
                                                         @ @ Your Library
            Monday – Thursday
            9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.                            NEW LIBRARY SERVICES
              Friday & Saturday
             9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
                Sunday
             Closed Sundays
     Memorial Day Through Labor Day                                                  New Magazine
                                                                                   The Weekly Standard
                                                                        The Weekly Standard serves as a forum for
                                                                        the exchange of conservative ideas. It also
       Days of Closing                                                  contains investigative reports, late-breaking
                                                                        news, opinions, and commentary.
             Friday, July 3rd
            Saturday, July 4th
                 Sundays
     Memorial Day through Labor Day



       IF   YOU NEED ANY KIND OF                              We Need Your Help!
     ASSISTANCE IN THE LIBRARY,                     Do you have old DVDs at home that you no
     FEEL FREE TO ASK       -   WE’LL BE            longer view? If so, donate them to the library
     HAPPY TO SERVE YOU!!                           so that we can put them into the library’s
                                                    DVD collection. We will clean and remove all
                                                    scratches from donated DVDs. Both children
                                                    and adult DVDs will be accepted. Thank you!
         Library Board of
             Trustees
                President:
              Maxine Swanson
               Vice President:
               Paul J. Nelson
                Treasurer:
                                                                     Library Program Policy
              David C. Westen
                                               Adult programs require a valid               Children 8 and under must have
                 Secretary:                    library card & encourage                     a parent or caregiver in
            Deborah S. Wisowaty                                                             the building during all
                                               registration; however, drop-ins
             Michael S. Golden                 are welcome if the program                    programs.
              Sharon Laughlin
                                               has openings.
                                                                                             Children 3 and under must be
               Mark Moersch                    Youth programs require                        accompanied a t a l l t i m e s
              Library Director:                registration & a valid library                b y a parent or caregiver.
              Betsy Adamowski                  card, except for drop-in
                                               storytimes.

    The Library Board of Trustees meet         Photo Policy
    the third Tuesday of the month in the      Photographs will be taken during some of our library programs and placed
    Library’s East Meeting Room at 7:00 p.m.   on our website for all to enjoy. If you do not want to be photographed,
                                               please be sure to inform the librarian.


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        @ @ Your Library
          Your Library
                 Thank You Itasca!                                       Itasca Historical Society
The Itasca Community Library Board of Trustees and                          Archive Collection
Staff would like to say thank you to all the Itasca
residents who participated in the library survey that
was put out to the residents in February and March.
The survey results will help us to put together a
strategic plan for the library’s future. At the time that
this newsletter goes to print some of the resident
suggestions will already be in place!
Look for these new and improved services:
G More evening computer classes
G New DVD loan period of 3 days (changed from
    the 1 week loan period)                                 The Itasca Historical Society and the library have been
G A New Youth DVD collection on display                     working in cooperation to move the Itasca archive
G Stools placed in the public washrooms so that             collection from the Depot Museum and into the library.
    children can reach the sink                             Once the entire collection is moved, the library will
G A Tutor Board that includes names of local                begin the process of putting the collection in order.
    people who offer tutoring services to children          The Historical Society and library would like to thank
Please know that we are always looking to improve           the Village of Itasca for purchasing the shelving that
our services, so never hesitate to tell us your thoughts    was necessary to make this project happen. Along
and offer your suggestions!                                 with that, we would also like to thank the Itasca
Thank you.                                                  Park District for their help in moving the collection
                                                            to the library.
                    Library Quilts
The library is thrilled to have received, on loan, from     The Historical Society continues to need help from the
the Itasca Historical Society, a beautiful quilt that       community with the development of the Itasca photo
showcases the historical building landmarks in Itasca.      collection. While the existing collection is excellent, it
This quilt is hanging on the south wall on the mezza-       does have gaps and needs to grow. If you have any
nine level of the library.                                  photos that you feel would benefit the collection,
                                                            please bring them to the library for donation, or copies
The library is also thrilled to have on display in the      can be made and original photos will be promptly
west meeting room a storybook quilt that the Quilter‘s      returned. We thank you for helping with this very
Guild made and presented to the library in 1995. This       worthwhile project.
quilt used to hang in the main library but has now
been framed and is hanging in the west meeting room
for everyone to enjoy.
Lastly, the library                                              Food and School Supplies for Fines
would like to thank                                                    Monday, July 20 - Friday, July 31
the Quilter’s Guild for                                                    Help the Itasca Food Pantry while eras-
the beautiful quilt that                                                   ing your library fines. Along with non-
they presented to the                                                      perishable food items, the Food Pantry
library for the youth                                                     is in need of school supplies for children
room. The Quilter’s                                                      of all ages. For every item you donate a
Guild meets at the                                                      dollar will be removed from your fines
library on the third                                                    (up to $15.00).
Wednesday of the
month.

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                Adult Services
                 Adult Services
               Computer Classes
            Introduction to Microsoft Excel
    By the end of the class, you will be able to:
            • Enter data
            • Edit one or more cells
            • Create a formula

    Session 1:
    Friday, June 19 and Friday, June 26 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
                                                                          Wednesday Afternoon
    Session 2: NOTE: Date and Time Change                                    @ the Movies
    Monday, July 6 at 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Saturday,
    July 18 at 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.                                           2nd Wednesday of the
                                                                          Month, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

                                                                   Do you like a good mystery?
                                                                   Join us for our Wednesday
                                                                   Afternoon @ the Movies to watch
                                                                   some of the classics.

                                                                   Wednesday, June 10
                                                                   Murder on the Orient Express

                                                                   Wednesday, July 8
       Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint                        The Maltese Falcon
    By the end of the class, you will be able to:
                                                                   Wednesday, August 12
            • Start PowerPoint
                                                                   Rear Window
            • Work with layouts, text, and slides
            • Use different views and printing
             options
            • Add background color or patterns

    Session 1:
    Friday, August 7 and Friday, August 14 at 1:30 -
    2:30 p.m.
                                                                 Conversational English Volunteers
    Session 2:                                                If you can read, write, and speak English, share
    Friday, August 21 and Friday, August 28 at 1:30 -         your skills to help a non-English speaking resi-
    2:30 p.m.                                                 dent of our community become self-sufficient
                                                              and independent. You do not need a second
            A separate registration is required               language or any teaching experience—only a
                    for each session.                         willingness to dedicate your time. If you are
                                                              someone whose native language is not English
                                                              and you would like to brush up on your English
                   Space is limited!                          speaking skills, contact Tuki Sathaye at
      To register, call (630) 773-1699 or register            (630) 773-1699 or e-mail tsathaye@itasca.lib.il.us.
           online at www.itascalibrary.org


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              Adult Services
               Adult Services
ADULT PROGRAMS
ADULT PROGRAMS
                                                                      Flower, Vegetable, and Herb
        Book Discussion Groups                                           Container Gardening
 Get more out of the books you read! Join our lively                     Wednesday, June 10, 7:00 p.m.
 and interesting discussions. Books will be available       Sandy Perakis of Platt Hill Nursery will be discussing
 one month prior to the discussion.                         and demonstrating how container gardens can be
                                                            beautiful and edible! Come find out what plants can be
                                                            partnered together in containers for an eye-appealing
                      Morning                               design that will last all sum-
     10:30 a.m. on the 4th Wednesday of the month           mer and provide fresh herbs
                   Wednesday, June 24                       and vegetables for your fami-
                                                            ly. See what is new and excit-
                  The Lace Reader                           ing in container gardening.
                   by Brunonia Barry                        Min. 10/Max. 50

                   Wednesday, July 22
          The Year of Living Biblically
                                                            Go Wiild @ the Library! (Grandparents and
                     by A. J. Jacobs
                                                                   children entering Gr. 4 - 6)
                 Wednesday, August 26                                   Saturday, June 13, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
                      Pope Joan                             Calling all grandparents and
                                                            grandchildren, come get Wiild
               by Donna Woolfolk Cross                      with us at the Library! Together
                                                            you can learn, enjoy, and get
                                                            crazy playing the Nintendo Wii.
                                                            Board games and snacks will
                                                            also be available. Registration is
                                                            required.

       The Friends of the Itasca Library
                                                                        Beaded Summer Jewelry
                 Pizza Night
                                                                           Tuesday, June 16, 7:00 p.m.
             Sunday, June 7, 12:00 - 9:30 p.m.
                                                            Nancy McCully will teach you how to put together a
Home Run Inn Pizza on Lake Street is having a pizza
                                                            beaded necklace and bracelet using crystal pearl beads
night to benefit the Library. Bring in a flyer on Sunday,
                                                            and glass flowers. Different kits will be available for
June 7, and a portion of your bill will be donated to the
                                                            $10.00 a piece. Each kit will make at least one necklace
Friends of the Library. Flyers are available at the
                                                            and bracelet. Samples will be on display at the
Circulation Desk – please pick one up next time you
                                                            Circulation Desk. Payment is due the night of the
are in the library.
                                                            program. Min. 5/Max. 15




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               Adult Services
                Adult Services
ADULT PROGRAMS
ADULT PROGRAMS
               National Safety Month                                      Beginning Knitting
    The library is celebrating National Safety Month         Mondays, July 20, July 27 and August 3, 7:00 p.m.
    in June with two programs sponsored by                Come learn the basics of knitting in this three-part
    Itasca’s National Safety Council.                     class. Our instructor will get you started with the basic
    National Safety Council’s own Vice                    elements of knitting in the first class, including yarn
    President of Research, Communication                  choices and needle sizes, casting on and casting off.
    & Advocacy, John Ulczycki, will be                    The second and third classes will focus on practicing
    speaking on the topic of teen driving at the          the basic stitches, learning decorative stitches, and how
    following two programs:                               to read basic patterns. You will be given instruction on
            Safe Driving: What Parents                    how to make easy projects including hats,
                                                          scarves, dishcloths and small blankets. Yarn
             and Teens Should Know                        and needles will be provided at the first class
                Thursday, June 4, 7:00 p.m.               and will be yours to keep. Open to
    This program will explore how parents and teens       anyone age 16 and older. There is
    can work together to make the right driving deci-     a $5.00 non-refundable materi-
    sions and keep young drivers safe. Traffic crashes    als fee due when you register.
    are the number-one cause of teen fatalities – an      Sign up early, space is limited.
    estimated 38 percent of all teen deaths occur from    Max. 12
    crashes. Inexperience, speeding, cell phone
    use/texting and alcohol are some of the leading
    factors that can heighten young drivers’ risks.
    Min. 6 / Max. 75                                                   Summer Reading Club
                      Just Drive!                                      Read on the Wild Side!
                Thursday, June 25, 7:00 p.m.              Join the Summer Reading Club for Adults to win
    This program will help people understand the          some fabulous prizes. To participate, you must be 18
    difference between various forms of distractions      years or older and have an Itasca library card. The
    while driving (such as eating in a car along with     program runs from May 26th to August 10th, 2009.
    talking to a passenger or listening to the radio)     You will receive a participation gift when you sign
    and why cell phone use, including texting, is our     up. A minimum goal of 3 books is required
    nation’s leading distracted driving danger.           to reach your goal. Qualify to win big
    Min. 6 / Max. 75                                      with our monthly drawings, and when
             Both programs are for all ages and           you reach your goal, enter your name to
                  registration is required.               qualify for our Grand Prize drawings.
                                                          Unabridged audio books and Playaways
Grilling and Barbeque Cooking                             will be counted. Magazines and newspa-
     With Andrew Comens                                   pers will not. All material must be
       Thursday, June 18, 7:00 p.m.                       checked out from our library.
Come sample new and tasty grilling                        The more you read, the better your
recipes just in time for Father’s Day and                 chances of winning one of our fabulous
Fourth of July picnics. Mr. Comens will discuss mari-     prizes. To make it fair for all, only one prize per
nades and grilling techniques. You will have a chance     patron will be awarded.
to sample chicken teriyaki, Thai spicy beef, and citrus
shrimp prepared fresh on an electric grill. Register
early, space is limited. Min. 10/Max. 30

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           Youth Services
             Youth Services
       PROGRAMS
FAMILYPROGRAMS
FAMILY
                                                                    IN YOUTH SERVICES
                                                                NEW IN YOUTH SERVICES
                                                                NEW

                                                                                Just Press Play!
                                                                Have you checked out a Playaway yet? A
               Family Movie Night                               Playaway is a self-contained MP3 player with an
      Join us for family movies on                              audio book loaded on it. You just need to plug in
                                                                your own headphones and enjoy listening to the
      the library’s big screen. We
                                                                book! We have a variety of titles including current
      will provide popcorn, but                                 releases and classics such as Charlotte’s Web, The
                                          Popcorn!




      feel free to bring other drinks                           Wizard of Oz, Inkheart, and Eragon. Look for
                                                     Free
      or snacks. There will be a                     Popcorn!   new titles to be added to the collection over the
      drawing for door prizes.                                  next few months.
      No registration is required.
                                                                If you’re looking for other ways to enjoy an audio
      Wednesday, June 24 @ 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.                     book this summer, we also have chapter books on
      Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (rated PG)                    CD and kits for the younger kids that include a
                                                                book and audio CD together. Please ask at the
      Wednesday, July 22 @ 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.                     Youth Help Desk, and we’ll be happy to show
      The Wild (rated G)                                        you where any of these collections are located.

                                                                           Book-A-Trip Travel Kits
             Drop-In Jungle Crafts                              Going away on vacation? The Youth Services
                                                                Department will put together a travel packet for
             Thursdays, June 11, 25 and
                                                                your child containing activity sheets and reading
          July 9, 23 @ 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
                                                                materials based on your child’s reading interests
                   Celebrate the wild days of summer
                                                                and vacation location. This service is for Itasca
                   by making a fun craft! Stop by the
                                                                card holders only and requires at least two weeks
                   Youth Department on these dates
                                                                notice. For more information or to fill out a
                   to create a jungle craft. A different
                                                                “Book-A-Trip” travel kit form, stop by the
                   craft will be available at each ses-
                                                                Youth Help Desk.
                   sion. No registration is required

                                                                           Where’s Zoe the Zebra?
                    Lil’ Critters                               Each day of the summer reading club
          Saturday, July 18 @ 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.                (Tuesday, May 26 - Monday, August 10)
Come check out this exciting and educational live ani-          Zoe the Zebra will be hidden some-
mal show presented by Lil’ Critters from Schaumburg.            where in the Youth Services depart-
You’ll have the opportunity to see                              ment. Be the first to find her each day
some common and not-so-com-                                     and win a prize! You can find more
mon animals up close and learn                                  details about this contest at the Youth
more about them. Tarantulas,                                    Help Desk beginning Tuesday, May 26.
snakes, lizards, tortoises, as well as
some warm and fuzzy creatures
are sure to delight everyone!
Registration is required.

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             Youth Services
               Youth Services
                                                      Storytimes
              Drop-In Monthly Infant                                  Rumble in the Jungle
                    Storytime                                               (geared to ages 3 - 6)
                 (geared to ages 6 - 18 months)                     Monday, July 20 @ 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
                Thursdays, June 11, July 9,                 Swing on into the library, and join us for an
             and August 13 @ 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.              adventurous jungle storytime! We’ll explore the
                                                            jungle with stories, rhymes,
               Drop-In ToddlerTime                          crafts and a snack.
               (geared to ages 18 months - 3 years)         Registration is required.
              Wednesdays, June 10, 17, 24 and               Geared to ages 3-6, but
          July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 @ 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.        younger children are
                                                            welcome with an adult.
          Drop-In Preschool Storytime
                   (geared to ages 3 - 6 years)                Get Crazy With Curious George!
                Fridays, June 12, 19, 26 and                                (geared to ages 3 - 6)
          July 10, 17, 24, 31 @ 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.                Friday, August 7 @ 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
              (There is no storytime on July 3.)                                 Come have fun with your
                                                                                 favorite mischievous little
                                                                                 monkey, Curious George!
                                                                                 We will share stories, songs,
                                                                                 crafts and a snack related to
                                                                                 George and his friends.
                                                                                 Registration is required.
                                                                                 Geared to ages 3-6, but all
                                                                                 ages are welcome.

                                                                           Book Buddies
                                                                            (geared to ages 3 - 6)
                                                                        Mondays, June 22, 29 and
                     Wiggly Safari                                 July 6, 13, 20, 27 @ 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
                      (geared to ages 2 - 5)                Have your child paired up with a teen buddy
             Monday, June 15 @ 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.             for a weekly story-sharing time. During their
    Join the Wiggles as they meet the Crocodile Hunter      time together, your child’s buddy will read to
                     and the animals of Australia. We       them, listen to your child read, or both!
                     will share stories, songs, and a       Registration is required,
                     craft related to the Wiggles and       and a commitment to
                     Australian animals. Registration       attend each of the sessions
                     is required. Geared to ages 2-5,       is recommended. Geared
                     but all ages are welcome.              to ages 3-6, but any child
                                                            over 6 is welcome to
                                                            participate too.




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                Youth Services
               Youth Services
      For School-Aged Children                                            Jungle Poetry Power!
                                                                              (Entering Grades 1 - 3)
                                                                     Tuesday, July 14 @ 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
                Super Safari Party
                   (Entering Grades K - 2)
                                                           Take an exciting journey into the wild world of poet-
           Monday, June 8 @ 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.               ry. We’ll make a poetry pocket, write our own safari-
Kick off our Summer Reading Club with a Super              themed rhymes, and have a snack or two along the
          Safari Party! Put on your safari hat and grab    way! Registration is required.
           your binoculars as we share safari stories,
                games, a craft and more. Registration
                  is required.                                      Extreme Animal Extravaganza
                                                                              (Entering Grades 3 - 6)
                                                                      Tuesday, July 21 @ 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
                                                           You won’t find lions, tigers, or bears at this program!
                                                           We’ll introduce you to some of the most extreme wild
             Go Wiild @ the Library!                       animals on the planet including the smallest, largest,
           (Entering Grades 4 - 6 and Grandparents)                      most dangerous, and one with the
       Saturday, June 13 @ 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.                         longest tongue. Enjoy games, crafts,
Calling all grandparents and grandchildren, come get                     and snacks
                    Wiild with us at the library!                        related to these
                    Together you can learn, enjoy, and                   animals.
                    get crazy playing the Nintendo                       Registration is
                    Wii! Board games and snacks                          required.
                    will also be available. Registration
                    is required.


                                                                       Jungle Cleaner Creations
                                                                              (Entering Grades 3 - 6)
                    Wild About...                                    Thursday, August 6 @ 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
                    (Entering Grades K - 2)
                                                           Come check out the cool jungle
Each month, we’ll learn about a different wild animal.
                                                           animals you can create with pipe
Join us for stories, crafts, games, or other activities
related to that animal. A separate registration is         cleaners! We’ll be making a monkey,
required for each session.                                 giraffe, and a chameleon while
                                                           munching on some safari snacks.
                        Wild About... Tigers               Registration is required.
                        Wednesday, June 17
                         @ 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

                                                                           Boppin’ Bugs Bash!
                                                                              (Entering Grades K - 2)
             Wild About... Monkeys                                   Monday, August 10 @ 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
              Wednesday, July 8
                                                           Creepy, crawly and tons of fun! Come join us as we
               @ 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
                                                           celebrate all the wonderful things about bugs! We’ll
                                                                             enjoy a crawly craft, along with some
                                                                             bug-tastic activities and
                           Wild About... Zebras                              snacks. Registration is
                           Wednesday, August 5                               required.
                            @ 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.



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             Youth Services
               Youth Services
                                                          YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS
                       Children’s Book                    YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS
                        Discussions
                                                                       Junior Page Program
     Children’s book discussions are offered monthly                        (Entering Grades 7 - 12)
     for various ages. Books will be discussed along      Do you want to get a head start on your community
     with games, crafts, or other activities related to   service requirement for Peacock, or are you just
     each book. Books are available at the Circulation    looking for a fun place to volunteer this summer?
     Desk one month prior to the discussion. A            Students entering grades 7-12 may volunteer to work
     separate registration for each book discussion is    up to 6 hours in the Youth Department this summer
     required. Program meets from 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.        as part of the Junior Page program. There are two
                                                          five-week summer sessions with a mandatory
                                                          training class. Registration is required.
                                                                            Summer Session 1:
                                                                              June 15 – July 18;
                                                               Training Class on Tuesday, June 9 @ 7:00 p.m.
                                                                            Summer Session 2:
        Friday, June 19                                                     July 20 – August 22;
     (Entering Grades 1 - 3)                                   Training Class on Tuesday, July 14 @ 7:00 p.m.

       Wild About Books
                                                                            Book Buddies
        by Judy Sierra                                                      (Entering Grades 7 - 12)
                                                          If you like working with children and have a love of
                                                          reading, Book Buddies would be just the program for
                                                          you this summer! After a mandatory training session,
                                                          you will be paired up with a younger buddy to read
                                                          with on a weekly basis. Like the Junior Page
                                                          Program, these hours can be used as your community
                                                          service requirement for Peacock. Registration is
                                                          required, and a commitment to attend each of the
                                                          weekly sessions is necessary.
                                                                              Training Class:
                                  Monday, July 20                   Monday, June 15 @ 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
                               (Entering Grades 3 - 5)                       Weekly Sessions:
                                                                           Mondays, June 22, 29
                                   Zoo School                     and July 6, 13, 20, 27 @ 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
                                 by Laurie Miller
                                     Hornik




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                    Youth Services
                   Youth Services
YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS
YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS

                    Bead Wild!                                      Love ‘em, Don’t Eat ‘em
                  (Entering Grades 7 - 12)                                 (Entering Grades 7 - 12)
         Wednesday, June 17 @ 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.                     Thursday, July 30 @ 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Grab a friend (or two) and join us for an hour of        Have you ever thought about being a vegetarian? Or
crazy crafting! We’ll be making a beaded animal          are you already a vegetarian and want to try some
print choker, munching on snacks and having fun.         new vegetarian foods? In honor of our animal-
Don’t miss out! Registration is required.                themed Summer Reading Club, explore what it
                                                         means to eat a meat-free diet. We’ll taste test meat
                                                         substitutes, create a vegetarian dish, and learn more
                                                                                     about the nutritional
                                                                                     requirements of a vegetari-
                                                                                     an teen from Registered
                                                                                     Dietitian Susan McCloskey.
                                                                                     Registration is required.




                   Rock ‘n Wild                                           Locker Pockets
                  (Entering Grades 7 - 12)                                 (Entering Grades 6 - 8)
          Tuesday, July 7 @ 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.                   Wednesday, August 12 @ 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Teens are invited to come to the library for an after-   School starts soon; don’t get caught with a boring
noon of Rock Band fun. A variety of board games          locker! Come on in and
and cards will also be on hand,                          create your very own
and we’ll provide a pizza lunch.                         locker pocket; materials
Registration is required.                                and snacks will be pro-
                                                         vided. Registration is
                                                         required.




Summer 2009                                                                                                   11
                     Congratulations
       for many years of loyal and dedicated library service!

25 Years                                  20 Years

              Nancy McCabe                                   Betsy Adamowski
              Technical Services                             Library Director
              Department Head




                     10 Years

                                      Donna Reynertson
                                      Circulation Services
                                      Department Head




  Itasca Community Library                                             NONPROFIT ORG
  500 W. Irving Park Rd.                                                U.S. POSTAGE
  Itasca, IL 60143                                                         PAID .00
                                                                        PERMIT NO. 28
                                                                          ITASCA, IL




                              Residential Customer
                              Itasca, IL 60143

								
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